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Campaign 176 / Carter / Kelley / Abortion #248304

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 07, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter links rise in crime rate to example set by high government officials; says he would have fired FBI Director Clarence Kelley for allowing bureau employees to use tax dollars to decorate Kelley's residence.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Carter campaigns in NYC; speaks at Brooklyn College. In response to question on crime, he points to DC. [CARTER - says crime rate has risen because of Watergate, CIA revelations and actions of FBI.] Carter asked in Connecticut if he'd have fired Kelley. [CARTER - says with info. he has, he would have fired Kelley, but says Ford may have other info. than that released.] Carter speaks to Philadelphia crowd in Catholic neighborhood. [CARTER - says he thinks abortions wrong and government shouldn't encourage them; not in favor of constitutional amendment to outlaw them.] Abortion issue caused change of one meeting site with community group because of format desired by Catholic archdiocese.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Bradley, Ed;
Mudd, Roger

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